|Architectural style||Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassical|
|Coordinates||41°02′22″N 29°00′06″E / 41.03944°N 29.00167°ECoordinates: 41°02′22″N 29°00′06″E / 41.03944°N 29.00167°E|
|Design and construction|
Dolmabahçe Palace is a palace in the Beşiktaş district on the European side of Istanbul, Turkey. It is on the coast of the Bosphorus. It was the official residence of the Ottoman Sultans and the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922. Construction of the palace started in 1843. After the Ottoman Empire ended in 1922 and Turkey became a republic in 1923, it became a museum.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Turkish Ministry of Tourism site about Dolmabahçe Palace". Archived from the original on 2012-03-10. Retrieved 2013-11-28.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Dolmabahçe Palace at Wikimedia Commons
- Dolmabahce Palace History, photos, opening hours and opinions
- Dolmabahçe Palace Archived 2011-11-24 at the Wayback Machine Official website
- National Palaces in Turkey Archived 2013-11-09 at the Wayback Machine Official website